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UF Health researchers target brain tumors in dogs and children

UF Health Cancer Center and UF Health Vet Med researchers partner to help pet dogs and children with brain tumors. Rowan J. Milner, BVSs, PhD and oncologist with the UF College of Veterinary Medicine and Elias Sayour, MD, PhD an assistant professor of neurosurgery and pediatrics with the Preston A. Wells Center for Brain Tumor Therapy at UF partner together to take research that works for pets and translate it into cancer treatments for children.

Read more about the first-in-human clinical trial to test their novel form of immunotherapy to treat the most aggressive forms of malignant brain tumors. 

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University of Florida Health Shands Hospital has been recognized among the nation’s best hospitals in seven adult medical specialties. Overall, UF Health Shands Hospital was recognized as one of the best hospitals in Florida. In addition to being ranked among the nation’s top 50 hospitals in seven specialties, UF Health Shands Hospital also was listed as “high performing” in seven specialties, including abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, colon cancer surgery, COPD, heart failure, lung cancer surgery, neurology & neurosurgery and orthopaedics.